Xbox Series X/S vs PS5 Launch Titles Comparison Guide

If price isn’t a factor, trying to decide which new console to purchase often comes down to which games are available. To help, we’ve put together a guide which lists all of the games exclusive to the new consoles and all of the games they’ll support at launch. Whether you’re…

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CROSSNIQ+ Review: An Endearing Arcade Puzzle Throwback

“The Tetris Effect” is a phenomenon that occurs when someone becomes so absorbed in a repetitive puzzle-based task that their thoughts and dreams begin to pattern themselves after the object of their focus. It’s not the only way to judge the quality of a puzzle game, but certainly any game that…

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REVIEWS

Sony’s ‘The Tomorrow Children’ Was Ahead of Its Time

When people talk about their favorite PlayStation exclusives, the free-to-play game The Tomorrow Children doesn’t usually rank among them, buried under an avalanche of sad dad simulators and cinematic action-adventures. But it remains arguably one of the most interesting and unusual projects Sony Interactive Entertainment published this generation, combining the…

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Bubblegum Bardcore: The Electrifying Hype Music of Fall Guys

Every element of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is designed to shape it into a manic, sprinkle-coated delight for players — the kaleidoscopic visuals, the goofy game show format, the obstacle course-style mini-games. But the perfect complement to the game’s hyper-colorful design is its gleefully hectic, sugar-sweet music. Composers Jukio Kallio and…

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Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball Had the Best Music on the SNES

Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball is one of the most iconic sports games ever made. Released in 1994 during the MLB lockout, it only was able to license Ken Griffey Jr. himself, while the teams were stacked with fictional players patterned after specific themes for each individual ball…

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Best Gaming Gifts for the Holiday Season 2018

Disclosure: purchasing something from the links in this guide will give us a small share. Feel free to review our Terms of Service! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Lights twinkling! Chestnuts roasting (apparently)! Your friends and family being infuriatingly vague about what they want for the holidays!…

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The Fanbyte Community Game of the Year 2020 List

It’s been a frustrating year, but the Fanbyte community made it much better. Not only were they patient with my first steps into community management, but they also had smart suggestions for where to go next. We put on skillshare workshops, ran movie and game nights, and raised over a…

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THE 2020 JORDIE AWARDS

Hello everyone, and welcome to the 46th annual 2020 Jordie Awards. I’m your host, the frog/whale mafia boss from Mirai Sentai Timeranger, and it is my genuine pleasure to be here with all of you tonight. Let’s begin. Best Live Game Winner: Monster Hunter: World Iceborne Honorable Mention: Destiny 2:…

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‘Eight for Silver’ Review: Color by Numbers

For a horror flick about a hardass English landlord losing everything due to werewolf problems to leave me largely cold is kind of a feat in and of itself, but against all odds Sean Ellis’s Eight for Silver manages to seize the ring. Its paper-thin characters, scattershot continuity, and lack…

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REVIEWS

20 Possible Things Atlus is Hinting at with its Persona 5 Royal Teasers

Atlus is counting down to a big Persona 5 Royal announcement on its social media accounts. The countdown started on Thursday, November 21, and will conclude 12 days later on December 3. Days until #P5R Announcement: 12https://t.co/PIifoSigg1 pic.twitter.com/cFaDSpzGMs — Official ATLUS West (@Atlus_West) November 21, 2019 More about Atlus games:…

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PS Plus Premium Games Guide: PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5, Classic Games List (September 2022)

There has been no shortage of debate over the PS Plus Premium games coming to the service. Split between PlayStation Plus Essential, Extra, and Premium tiers, there are different benefits attached to each one of them. We have a guide covering what they all entail, but if you’re curious about…

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Peep Your Switch Stats With Nintendo’s Year in Review Tool

Taking a page from Spotify’s playbook, Nintendo has launched a fun little website that breaks down all the data it’s been collecting on you how and when you played your Nintendo Switch over the course of 2019. The site is almost 50 percent advertisements, granted, but it’s still pretty neat!…

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